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Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 5:00pm to Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 7:00pm
Recyclemania
Sunday, February 7, 2016 to Saturday, April 2, 2016
Digital Identity Workshop
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 9:15am
Spring Job and Internship Fair
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 8:00pm to Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 10:30pm
Winter Sports
Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Academic Calendar

Spring Semester 2016-2017

Event 2016 2017
Spring classes begin for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Jan 4 Jan 3
Spring international student orientation Jan 14 Jan 12
Spring graduate student orientation Jan 15 Jan 13
Spring classes begin Jan 19 Jan 17
Deadline for associate degree candidates to apply for May graduation Jan 22 Jan 20
Deadline for master's and doctoral degree and graduate certificate candidates to apply for May graduation Jan 22 Jan 20
Martin Luther King Jr Day - no classes and offices closed (note 1) Jan 18 Jan 16
Spring classes end for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Jan 29 Jan 27
Summer classes begin for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Feb 1 Jan 30
Spring classes end for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Feb 12 Feb 10
Spring final examinations for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Feb 15-26 Feb 13-24
Summer classes begin for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Feb 29 Feb 27
Deadline for bachelor's degree candidates to apply for December graduation Mar 15 Mar 15
Spring recess - no classes (note 7) Mar 21-27 Mar 27-Apr 2
Spring classes resume Mar 28 Apr 3
Final date for oral examination of master's and doctoral degree candidates for May graduation Apr 8 Apr 7
Honors Week Apr 3-9 Apr 9-15
Deadline for master's thesis or doctoral dissertation to be filed in college office for May graduation Apr 25 Apr 24
Spring classes end for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Apr 29 Apr 28
Remembrance Day (note 8) May 4 May 4
Spring classes end May 8 May 7
Spring final examinations May 9-15 May 8-14
Spring final examinations for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students May 2-13 May 1-12
Kent Campus graduate degrees commencement May 13 May 12
Ashtabula Campus commencement May 13 May 12
East Liverpool Campus commencement May 13 May 12
Salem Campus commencement May 13 May 12
Stark Campus commencement May 13 May 12
Trumbull Campus commencement May 13 May 12
Tuscarawas Campus commencement May 13 May 12
Geauga Campus commencements May 13-14 May 12-13
Kent Campus bachelor's degree commencements May 14 May 13
Kent Campus steam shutdown (6 p.m. to 6 p.m.) May 15-22 May 14-21
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree commencement May 20 May 19

Summer 2016-2017

Event 2016 2017
Summer classes end for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students May 20 May 19
Summer classes end for third-year Podiatric Medicine students May 27 May 26
Summer intersession classes begin May 23 May 22
Memorial Day - no classes and offices closed (note 1) May 30 May 29
Summer classes begin for first-year Podiatric Medicine students May 31 May 30
Summer intersession classes end June 10 June 9
Summer I classes begin June 13 June 12
Summer II classes begin June 13 June 12
Deadline for associate degree candidates to apply for August graduation June 17 June 16
Deadline for master's and doctoral degree and graduate certificate candidates to apply for August graduation June 17 June 16
Summer classes end for first-year Podiatric Medicine students July 8 July 7
Independence Day observed - no classes and offices closed (note 1) July 4 July 4
Summer final examinations for first-year Podiatric Medicine students July 11-22 July 10-21
Final date for oral examination of master's and doctoral degree candidates for August graduation July 15 July 14
Summer I classes end July 16 July 15
Summer III classes begin July 18 July 17
Deadline for master's thesis or doctoral dissertation to be filed in college office for August graduation Aug 1 July 31
Summer II classes end Aug 6 Aug 5
Geauga Campus commencement Aug 19 Aug 18
Summer III classes end Aug 20 Aug 19
Kent Campus commencements Aug 20 Aug 19

Fall Semester 2016-2017

Event 2016 2017
Fall classes start for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students May 31 TBD
Fall classes start for third-year Podiatric Medicine students June 13 TBD
Fall classes start for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Aug 1 TBD
Fall International student orientation Aug 22 Aug 21
Fall Graduate student orientation Aug 23-24 Aug 22-23
University convocation Aug 26 Aug 25
Destination Kent State: Welcome Weekend Aug 26-28 Aug 25-27
Fall classes begin Aug 29 Aug 28
Deadline for associate degree candidates to apply for December graduation Sept 2 Sept 1
Deadline for master's and doctoral degree and graduate certificate candidates to apply for December graduation Sept 2 Sept 1
Labor Day - no classes and offices closed (note 1) Sept 5 Sept 4
Deadline for bachelor's degree and undergraduate certificate candidates to apply for May graduation Sept 15 Sept 15
Fall classes end for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Sept 30 TBD
Spring classes begin for fourth-year Podiatric Medicine students Oct 3 TBD
Fall classes end for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Sept 30 TBD
Fall final examinations for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Oct 3-15 TBD
Spring classes begin for third-year Podiatric Medicine students Oct 17 TBD
Final date for oral examination of master's and doctoral degree candidates for December graduation Nov 10 Nov 9
Veterans Day observed - no classes and offices closed (note 1) Nov 11 Nov 10
Fall classes end for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Nov 23 TBD
Thanksgiving recess - no classes (note 2) Nov 23-27 Nov 22-26
Thanksgiving observed - offices closed (note 3) Nov 24-25 Nov 23-24
Deadline for master's thesis or doctoral dissertation to be filed in college office for December graduation Nov 28 Nov 27
Fall final examinations for first- and second-year Podiatric Medicine students Nov 28-Dec 9 TBD
Fall classes end Dec 11 Dec 10
Fall final examinations Dec 12-18 Dec 11-17
Ashtabula Campus commencement Dec 16 Dec 15
Stark Campus commencement Dec 16 Dec 15
Kent Campus graduate degrees commencement (note 4) Dec 16 Dec 15
Kent Campus bachelor's degree commencements Dec 17 Dec 16
Deadline for bachelor's degree and undergraduate certificate candidates to apply for August graduation Dec 15 Dec 15
Christmas observed - offices closed (notes 1, 5) Dec 23-26 Dec 25-26
Holiday schedule (note 6) TBA TBA
New Year’s Day observed - offices closed (note 1) Jan 2 Jan 1

Calendar Notes

  1. State- or federal-designated holiday.
  2. Thanksgiving: classes recessed Wednesday noon through Sunday; offices are closed Thursday and Friday.
  3. Columbus Day, the second Monday in October, is a movable holiday, observed the day after Thanksgiving.
  4. Date for Kent Campus graduate commencement is tentative; it may be held the Saturday after the date listed.
  5. Presidents Day, the third Monday in February, is a movable holiday, observed contiguous with Christmas Day.
  6. Kent State may operate on a holiday schedule during the last part of December. When that occurs, information will be communicated to faculty and staff and will also be posted on the HR website.
  7. Spring Recess: no classes, offices are open.
  8. Remembrance Day (May 4, 1970): final exams, classes or parts of classes recess from noon through 2 p.m.